Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
describes weapons, medicine, food, leisure hours, and the role of women in the Revolutionary War. It also examines the battle that was the largest of the Southern Campaign and that helped change the course of the war.
The Bill of Rights: Debating the Amendments
In this lesson, students will examine a copy of twelve possible amendments to the United States Constitution as originally sent to the states for their ratification in September of 1789. Students will debate and vote on which of these amendments they would ratify and compare their resulting “Bill of Rights” to the ten amendments ratified by ten states that have since been known by this name.
The Mathew Brady Bunch: Civil War Newspapers
The Civil War was the first American war thoroughly caught on film. Mathew Brady and his crew of photographers captured many images of this divisive war, ranging from portraits to battle scenes. This site offers 1000 annotated Civil War photographs ranging from portraits to battle scenes. Students become reporters, assigned to sort through photos to find one that will bring the war to life for their readers. They write a newspaper article based on their chosen photograph and publish it on the we
The Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901
This site provides 28 films that include footage of the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, President McKinley at his second inauguration, and McKinley's funeral. Two brief essays recall the politics and status of the U.S. at the turn of the century.
The Conservation Movement at a Crossroads: the Hetch Hetchy Controversy
This is a two-part teaching unit about the controversy among conservationists over a proposal to turn part of Yosemite National Park into a dam to furnish water to San Francisco. The first part explores the history of the conservation movement in general, while the second links to primary records, such as Congressional debates, of Hetch Hetchy itself.
Arts for the Nation: American Sheet Arts, 1870-1885
This site consists of tens of thousands of pieces of sheet music registered for copyright during the post-Civil War era. Included are popular songs, piano music, sacred music and secular choral music, solo instrumental music, method books and instructional materials, and music for band and orchestra. This first release of the online collection consists of over 22,000 musical compositions registered for copyright during the years 1870 to 1879.
TÜ Loodusteadusliku hariduse lektoraadi vastavatel kursustel (Loodusteaduste visualiseerimine) osalenud õpetajate koostatud interaktiivsed mudelid bioloogiliste protsesside tundmaõppimiseks. Kuigi mudeleid ei saa lugeda lõplikult viimistletuks, on nad õppeprotsessi visualiseerimiseks asjakohased: kasvõi ideede saamiseks. Kasutajal on soovitav fail enne oma arvutisse salvestada ning vajadusel täiendada.
POL335 Session 6 Spring 2012
International Politics with Hamoud Salhi Guests; Roberta Seid, Sami Mashney, Neena Gopal Israel Paslestine India
Het spijt me, ik kan niet komen
At the end of this unit you can politely decline a formal invitation for a family dinner on a greeting card.
Calisphere Themed Collection - California Local History Mapped - City Scenes
Historical images on a map of California show city scenes throughout the state in the late-19th and early-to-mid-20th centuries.
Calisphere Themed Collection - 1870-1900: Closing of the Frontier: Everyday Life and People
The images in this topic show how Californians in the late 19th century worked and played. Many of these photographs reflect the manual labor (mining, logging, agriculture) and services (like barber shops and grocery stores) that supported the rapid growth of cities and towns. As they do today, people spent their free time doing quiet activities like painting, enjoying themselves outdoors, riding bicycles and camping.
Exercising Advocacy: Some Personal Ideas and Experiences
This talk was delivered to UCT alumni in London at South Africa House in 2007. It describes how the University influenced my early career and led me to study two of the important intellectual challenges of my life - exercise associated hyponatraemia and the central governor model of exercise. It then discusses the role of science in assisting the rise of South African cricket under the coaching of Bob Woolmer and of South African ascent to winning the 2007 Rugby World Cup under Jake White. It en
Cleaner Energy Cooler Climate: Developing Sustainable Energy Solutions for South Africa
For South Africa, finding a policy approach that balances the increasing demand for energy with the need for sustainability, equity, and climate change mitigation is a particular challenge. Through energy modelling indicators of sustainable development and policy analysis, Harald Winkler builds a rich and detailed case study illustrating how a development-focused approach to energy and climate policy might work in South Africa. Moreover, with recent recordsetting global crude oil prices, he poin
Human arm muscles are connected to the bones by things called tendons. Tendons are rope-like fibers that join muscles to bones and allow movement.
All arachnids have eight jointed legs. They lack antennae and wings, so they cannot fly. The body of an arachnid is divided into two parts, the cephalothorax and the abdomen. Arachnids lay eggs to reproduce.
Gravitropism is the turning or growing in a different direction of a plant in response to gravity. This plant's shoots grow upward and exhibit negative gravitropism because they are growing away from gravity's pull.
Apple Screen 1
The apple has just fallen from the tree and rests on the ground.
The importance of trees
Trees are important in many ways. We use them to grow food for us, provide us with building materials, and give us clean air.
Roots can grow in multiple directions. Just because this plant was in a cup didn't stop the roots from growing longer and creating individual branches.
El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temp and Height Anomaly 3D Isometric View: December 1997 through April 2
Isomorphic view of El Nino. Sea surface temperature anomalies are colors, with red being warmer than normal and blue being colder than normal, and sea surface height anomalies are exaggerated heights.